COVID-19 DDS Directives

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Click here to visit the DDS Regional Center Directives page that includes COVID-19 related directives. Many of the directives are now available in Spanish, Tagalog, Vietnamese, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), American Sign Language (ASL) and in audio format on the DDS site.

DDS Directives:

Guidance for Fingerprint Clearance and Transfers (May 22, 2020)

Amended Requirements for Reporting Incidents Related to COVID-19 (May 22, 2020)

Extension of Waivers, Modifications and Directives due to COVID-19 (May 18, 2020)

Extension of Waivers, Modifications and Directives due to COVID-19  (May 8, 2020)

Additional Guidance on Payments for Non-Residential Services (May 7, 2020) 

Regional Center Messaging to Local Communities during COVID-19 Outbreak (May 1, 2020)

COVID-19 Resources for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (May 1, 2020)

Reporting Deaths Related To COVID-19 In SANDIS (April 16, 2020)

Training Resources for Residential Service Providers Hiring Direct Support Professionals (April 16, 2020)

Residential Facility Payments and Rates, Vendor Audits, HCBS Info, RBT Certification, CIE and Parental Fees (April 15, 2020)

Lanterman Act Presumptive Eligibility Coding in SANDIS (April 3, 2020)

Extension of Waivers, Modifications and Directives due to COVID-19 (April 2, 2020)

Additional Participant-Directed Services (March 30, 2020)

Non-Discrimination in Medical Treatment for COVID-19 
 (March 30, 2020)

Admissions and Discharges from State-Operated Facilities (March 25, 2020)

Eligibility, In-Home Respite Workers and Family Fees (March 25, 2020)

Reporting Incidents Related to COVID-19 (March 25, 2020)

Immediate Risk Management Strategies for ARFPSHN and ICF/DD-CN (March 23, 2020)

Visits to Licensed Residential Facilities (March 23, 2020)

Regional Center Requests for Placements into Licensed Residential Settings (March 20, 2020)

Fingerprint Clearance and Exemption Transfers (March 20, 2020)

Flexibility in Provision of Services and Supports for Consumers and Providers (March 18, 2020)

Regional Center Monitoring Staff and Activities (March 18, 2020)

Regional Center to Pay Vendors for Absences as a Result of COVID-19 (March 12, 2020)

Consumers in a Day Program at High Risk for Serious Illness to Stay Home (March 12, 2020)

Waiving Requirements for In-Person Early Start Eligibility, Services, or In-Person Individual Program Plan Meetings, Remote Electronic Delivery of Early Start Services, and Authority for Regional Centers to Approve Health & Safety Waiver Exemptions (March 12, 2020)

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